Papers, 1923-1974.

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Papers, 1923-1974.

Papers of a prominent actress known for her work in radio, television, motion pictures, and theater. Scripts relate to many productions in which Miss Moorehead appeared, as well as to many which she rejected. Included are materials on her frequent radio appearances on Cavalcade of America (NBC); Ceiling Unlimited (CBS); Four Corners, U.S.A. (Yankee); Mayor of the Town (ABC and CBS); Orson Welles' Almanac (CBS); Campbell Playhouse (CBS); and Suspense (CBS). A large group of motion picture files includes scripts for performances in All That Heaven Allows (Universal, 1955), The Caine Mutiny (Col., 1954), Citizen Kane (RKO, 1941), The Conqueror (RKO, 1956), Dragon Seed (MGM, 1944), Giant (Warner Bros., 1956), and How the West Was Won (MGM, 1963). Other programs include Hush, Hush...Sweet Charlotte (20th Century-Fox, 1955), The Magnificent Ambersons (RKO, 1942), The Magnificent Obsession (Universal, 1954), Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (20th Century-Fox, 1949), Mrs. Parkington (MGM, 1944), Raintree County (MGM, 1957), Show Boat (MGM, 1951), Since You Went Away (UA, 1944), Somebody Up There Likes Me (MGM, 1956), Strangers on a Train (Warner Bros., 1951), The Stratton Story (MGM, 1949), and Trial (MGM, 1955). There are also files pertaining to her guest appearances on television, her starring role in Bewitched (ABC), her tours with Don Juan in Hell, her role in Command Decision (1947), and her one-woman show. The remainder consists of reports of the Screen Actors' Guild, 1945-1949; papers relating to fan clubs; notes from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts classes; and lectures on acting in film and theater. The processed portion is summarized above and is described in the register. Additional accessions consist of tape and disc recordings, and are described below.

67.0 c.f. (70 archives boxes and 92 flat boxes); plusadditions of 10 tape recordings and4 cartons of disc recordings.

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